This was ordered off the menu at Ceres Table in Chicago's Lakeview East area. While I have had the reds many times, this was my first time trying the white. It is made up of 100% Chardonnay grown at around 3,000 feet on the side of Mt. Etna. A very interesting wine. Light golden in color. The nose is nice with crisp lemons, slight smoke, a bit of anise and peach. On the palate, this is crisp but also full bodied. No noticeable oak (not sure how this is made). Lemons, slight matchstick, and a bit of peach. Nice acidity. It took about an hour to really open up. Still youthful, this should have at least another decade in it. it went well with a variety of foods including Arancini (rice balls).
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